16 days in United States Itinerary

16 days in United States Itinerary

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16 days in United States Itinerary

Start: Budapest
Fly:  13​h 45​min
1
Chicago
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
2
West Lafayette
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  10​h 45​min
3
Las Vegas
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h
4
Yosemite National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
5
San Francisco
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 45​min
6
Los Angeles
— 3 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Budapest

2
nights
Chicago

Chicago ©
A huge and vibrant city, Chicago is home to top-notch theaters, shops, museums, galleries, and restaurants.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Sat): immerse yourself in nature at Indiana Dunes State Park, then trek along Cowles Bog, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Millennium Park. Keep things going the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Chicago Cultural Center, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Fourth Presbyterian Church, then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Michigan, and finally grab your bike and head to Lakefront Trail.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Chicago trip simple and quick.

Budapest, Hungary to Chicago is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll gain 7 hours traveling from Budapest to Chicago due to the time zone difference. In April, plan for daily highs up to 17°C, and evening lows to 5°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to travel to West Lafayette.

Things to do in Chicago

Parks Trails Nature

Side Trips

Chesterton, Lake Michigan
Highlights from your plan
Cowles Bog ©
Cowles Bog
Lakefront Trail ©
Lakefront Trail
Indiana Dunes State Park ©
Indiana Dunes State Park

1
day
West Lafayette

West Lafayette
West Lafayette is a city in Wabash Township, Tippecanoe County, Indiana, United States, about 65mi northwest of the state capital of Indianapolis and 103mi southeast of Chicago. You've now added Purdue University to your itinerary. On the 6th (Mon), see the interesting displays at The Monon Connection Museum, admire the natural beauty at Haan Museum Sculpture Garden, then take in the exciting artwork at The Art Museum of Greater Lafayette, and finally admire all the interesting features of Purdue University.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the West Lafayette trip itinerary tool .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Los Angeles to West Lafayette. You'll lose 3 hours traveling from Los Angeles to West Lafayette due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in May, expect slightly colder with lows of 12°C in West Lafayette. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in West Lafayette

Museums Shopping Parks

Side Trips

Lafayette, The Monon Connection Museum

2
nights
Las Vegas

Las Vegas ©
Nicknamed the "Entertainment Capital of the World," Las Vegas sits in the middle of a desert in the southern section of Nevada.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Mob Museum, wander the streets of The Strip, and then ponder the design of Bellagio Fountains. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Neon Museum, examine the collection at Pinball Hall of Fame, and then explore the stunning scenery at Red Rock Canyon National Conservation Area.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Las Vegas itinerary maker app .

Explore your travel options from West Lafayette to Las Vegas with the Route module. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Pacific Standard Time (PST) is minus 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from West Lafayette in April, with highs in Las Vegas at 31°C and lows at 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Yosemite National Park.

Things to do in Las Vegas

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods
Highlights from your plan
The Strip ©
The Strip
Pinball Hall of Fame ©
Pinball Hall of Fame

2
nights
Yosemite National Park

Yosemite National Park ©
Massive granite mountains, towering waterfalls, groves of Giant Sequoia trees, and wilderness as far as the eye can see distinguish the landscape of Yosemite National Park.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Thu): explore the striking landscape at Glacier Point, then don't miss a visit to Yosemite Conservation Heritage Center, then trek along Lower Yosemite Fall Trail, and finally admire the sheer force of Yosemite Falls. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Panorama Trail, then stroll through Yosemite Valley Loop Trail, and then kick back and relax at Cathedral Beach Picnic Area.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Yosemite National Park road trip tool .

You can drive from Las Vegas to Yosemite National Park in 9 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Las Vegas in April; daily highs in Yosemite National Park reach 17°C and lows reach -2°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to go by car to San Francisco.

Things to do in Yosemite National Park

Parks Outdoors Trails
Highlights from your plan
Glacier Point ©
Glacier Point
Yosemite Falls ©
Yosemite Falls
Panorama Trail ©
Panorama Trail

3
nights
San Francisco

San Francisco ©
San Francisco is a top holiday destination featuring scenic beauty and great ethnic and cultural diversity.
Head to Ferry Building Marketplace and Union Squarefor plenty of shopping. Let the collections at Exploratorium and Valley of the Moon Pottery & North Eagle Gallery capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near San Francisco: Castello di Amorosa (in Calistoga) and Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail (in Bodega Bay). There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Alcatraz Island, steep yourself in history at City Lights Booksellers, take a tour of USS Pampanito, and see the interesting displays at Musee Mecanique.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the San Francisco online route planner .

Getting from Yosemite National Park to San Francisco by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Traveling from Yosemite National Park in April, expect nights in San Francisco to be much hotter, around 12°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Tue) so you can travel to Los Angeles.

Things to do in San Francisco

Shopping Museums Nature

Side Trips

Pinnacle Gulch Coastal Access Trail, Valley of the Moon Pottery & North Eagle Gallery, Castello di Amorosa
Highlights from your plan
Alcatraz Island ©
Alcatraz Island
Castello di Amorosa ©
Castello di Amorosa
Musee Mecanique ©
Musee Mecanique

3
nights
Los Angeles

Los Angeles ©
Surrounded by mountain ranges, forests, valleys, beaches, and deserts, the metropolitan area of Los Angeles is home to over 17 million people.
Get some cultural insight at The Getty Center and Hollywood Walk of Fame. Head to Amoeba Music and Camarillo Premium Outletsfor plenty of shopping. Explore Los Angeles' surroundings by going to Running Horse Ranch (in Lake Hughes) and Oceanside (Oceanside Pier & Dolphin & Whale Watching). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Venice Beach and Boardwalk, stroll the grounds of Hollywood Forever Cemetery, and don't miss a visit to Santa Monica Pier.

To see reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Los Angeles road trip site .

Traveling by flight from San Francisco to Los Angeles takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and flight; or drive. When traveling from San Francisco in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Los Angeles, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Los Angeles

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Oceanside, Running Horse Ranch, Santa Monica Pier, Camarillo Premium Outlets
Highlights from your plan
Running Horse Ranch ©
Running Horse Ranch
Dolphin & Whale Watching
The Getty Center ©
The Getty Center

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